Definition of ploughman's spikenard in English:

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ploughman's spikenard

noun

A European plant of the daisy family, with purple and yellow flower heads.
  • Inula conyzae, family Compositae
Example sentences
  • The older herbalists considered Ploughman's Spikenard a good wound herb, and it was frequently taken in decoction for bruises, ruptures, inward wounds, pains in the side and difficulty of breathing.
  • Ploughman's Spikenard is a tall, but rather plain plant with purplish stems and dull yellow flowers.
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